Oriental International Institute (“OII”) respects your privacy and we want you to feel comfortable when visiting our website TCM-Project.com (“Site”).
Who we are
Our official websites address are: https://tcm-project.com (english) and proyectomtc.com (spanish)
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
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If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We collect personal information when you fill some of our contact forms such us: You name, email, phone number, address, license number, and course(s) you have taken. In addition, we also keep this information to help recommend courses or products you may be interested in.
We use a third party credit and debit card processing platforms for processing all monetary transactions.
Cookies and IP
Internet Protocol (IP) address. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the Site.
Cookies: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the Site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 60 days.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We also collect other information automatically to improve the Site and deliver targeted advertising. Examples include pixels and web beacons about your use of the Site, including device identifying information such as IP addresses, MAC address or other device-specific alphanumerical ID numbers, the make and model of your device, your wireless provider, whether you downloaded the App, the source of the download of the App, when the App is launched, how often a particular page within the Site is visited, which features the users interact with, and your device or computer’s connection to the Internet. If you choose to connect to the Site through a social network such as Facebook, we may automatically collect your profile information. These things allow us, among other things, to improve the delivery of our web pages to you and to measure traffic on the Site.
The information we collect may be collected directly by us, or it may be collected by a third-party website hosting provider, or another third-party service provider, on our behalf.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Security logs are retained for 60 days.
For users that register on our website tcm-project.com or the spanish version www.proyectomtc.com, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
To keep your data accurate and up-to-date, you are responsible to provide accurate, current and complete information during the registration process and keep your “OII” Account information updated at all times.
When you register an account with us, we will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as long as necessary in order to provide our services to you and to comply with our legal, regulatory, tax, accounting obligations. When you sign up for our e-newsletter, we will retain the information you provided us for as long as you remain subscribed.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
European user rights
If you are a European resident user, you have the right to request a copy of Personal information that we hold about you and also request that your Personal information be updated, corrected, or deleted. You may submit your requests, questions, comments or complaints to firstname.lastname@example.org We may need to verify your identity prior to processing your request.
How we protect your data
We take the security of your data seriously. Access to your account requires you to log in using a username and password combination. We use industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect the security of the information you input. However, it is important for you to understand that no security measures are perfect, and that no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be entirely secure.
How you can protect your information.
If you are using a shared computer or your computer in a public place, we strongly suggest you to log out and close your browser after you finish your user session to prevent others from accessing your Personal information. You should maintain the confidentiality and security of your username and password, and all activities that occurs under your account.
You are solely responsible to immediately notify “OII” if you know or have any reason to suspect that your credentials and/or Personal information have been lost, stolen, misappropriated, or otherwise compromised, or in case of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your “OII” account.
Children’s privacy statement
Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA).
COPPA and its accompanying regulations protect the privacy of children using the internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect information from persons under the age of 18. The website is not intended to solicit information of any kind from persons under the age of 18.
It is possible that we could receive information pertaining to persons under the age of 18 by the fraud or deception of a third party. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the information, we will, where required by law to do so, immediately obtain the appropriate parental consent to use that information or, if we are unable to obtain such parental consent, we will delete the information from our servers. If you would like to notify us of our receipt of information about persons under the age of 18, please do so by sending an email to email@example.com
If you would like to contact us for any questions or complaints regarding our privacy practices, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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